Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Rice-Eccles Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon State (+7.5)
Rice-Eccles Stadium is the site where Jake Bentley and the Utah Utes (0-2) will play the Oregon State Beavers (2-2) on Saturday. Oregon State opens this matchup as 7.5-point dogs. The O/U is set at 53.5.
In their last game, the Oregon State Beavers played the Oregon Ducks and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 41-38. Tristan Gebbia went 23/37 with 263 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Jermar Jefferson led the team on the ground in this contest. He broke a long run for 82 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns in this game. He scurried for 226 yards on 29 carries which gave him an average of 7.8 yards per carry. Kolby Taylor was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 114 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 16.3 yards per catch in this contest.
The Beavers have racked up 1,595 total yards for the season. As a team they have an average of 190.8 yards rushing which ranks them 43rd in the country. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Oregon State has totaled 4 passing touchdowns and 11 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to scoring, the Oregon State Beavers are averaging 30.3 points per game. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Beavers have conceded 968 yds which puts them in 42nd in the country. For the year, they are granting 442.8 yards per contest which has them sitting 106th in Division 1. The Beavers are sitting in 101st in college football regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 32.5 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.2 yards per rush on the ground and 200.8 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 4 games played this season, they have yielded 242.0 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 60.6%. In total, they have conceded 803 yards on the ground through 4 contests.
Tristan Gebbia has connected on 118 of his attempted career 189 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.4%. He is passing for 146.4 yards per outing. For his career, Gebbia has passed for a total of 1,171 yds with 5 touchdowns and 4 picks. His QB rating is 119.0 with a TD percentage of 2.6% and an interception rate of 2.1%. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the ball 30 different times totaling 29 yds.
In their last game, the Utah Utes faced the Washington Huskies and left there with a loss by a score of 24-21. Jake Bentley went 16/23 with 144 yards via the pass and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with 2 picks for the game. Ty Jordan led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 46 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 97 yards on 10 carries which gave him an average of 9.7 yards per run. Bryan Thompson was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 65 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 21.7 yards per reception for the game.
When it comes to their ability to score points, the Utes are 115th in D-1 by tallying 19.0 points per outing. Over the course of the season to this point, the Utes have compiled 360 yards through the air along with holding an average of 180.0 passing yards per game, ranking them 107th in Division 1. They hold an average of 163.0 yards per game via the rush and have run for 326 yards in total. The Utah Utes average 343.0 yards per game which has them sitting 105th in D-1. Utah has surrendered a total of 181 rushing yards (90.5 yards per game) as well as 2 touchdowns via the rush this year. The Utes are surrendering 28.5 PPG, which has them ranked 74th in college football. This season, they have conceded 57 total points. They have allowed the opposition 4 touchdowns via the pass as well as 268.0 yards/contest, ranking them 113th in Division 1.
Bentley has passed for 57 TD's compared to 36 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 5.4% and his interception percentage is 3.4%. He has scampered for 200 yards on 208 attempts. He averages 217.8 passing yards per game with a 136.1 QB rating. In 36 games in his career, Jake Bentley has connected on 658 of 1,053 attempts for 7,842 yards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Utes -7.5 and over 53.5 total points
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